Tag: indulgence

Indulgence lets Oregon priest offer patient forgiveness of sins by phone

PORTLAND, Ore. | Because of hospital coronavirus restrictions, a suburban Portland priest March 22 was not allowed to meet with a Catholic patient dying of COVID-19. Msgr. John Cihak, pastor of Christ the King Parish in Milwaukie, did make telephone contact and because of a recent Vatican decree was able to offer the man forgiveness… Read more »